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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 30 January 2014

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Care Bill [Lords]


 

[Thirteenth and Fourteenth Sittings]


 

Paul Burstow

 

Withdrawn  91

 

Clause  109,  page  95,  line  35,  after ‘Health;’, insert—

 

‘( )    

the Chief Nursing Officer of the Department of Health,’.

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Liz Kendall

 

Not called  169

 

Clause  109,  page  95,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘(j)    

the Chief Nursing Officer of the Department of Health;

 

(k)    

the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 110 and 111 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 8 Agreed to.

 

Clauses 112 to 117 Agreed to.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

Withdrawn  151

 

Clause  118,  page  101,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(A1)    

In section 65H of the National Health Service Act 2006 (Chapter 5A of Part 2:

 

consultation requirements), in subsection (7) after “Secretary of State;”, insert—

 

“(c)    

any overview and scrutiny committees in whose area the affected trusts

 

have hospitals, establishments or facilities; and”

 

(A2)    

In section 65H of that Act (consultation requirements), in subsection (8) leave out

 

“(a)    

an overview and scrutiny committee of any authority to which section

 

244 applies;”.’.


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Paul Burstow

 

Not called  153

 

Clause  118,  page  101,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(A3)    

In section 65H of that Act (consultation requirements), at the end of subsection

 

(4) insert—

 

“( )    

The Trust Special Administrator must hold at least one meeting with

 

overview and scrutiny committees in whose area the affected trusts have

 

hospitals, establishments or facilities.”.’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

Not called  170

 

Clause  118,  page  101,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(A4)    

In section 65KB of the National Health Service Act 2006 (Secretary of State’s

 

response to regulator’s decision), after paragraph (1)(b), insert—

 

“(ba)    

that in the discharge of its functions the trust special

 

administrator has reasonably sought and considered responses

 

from any affected trusts, staff of any affected trusts and such

 

persons as the trust special administrator may recognise as

 

representing staff of any affected trust, and any person to which

 

an affected trust provides goods or services under this Act that

 

would be affected by the action recommended in the draft

 

report.”.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  135

 

Clause  118,  page  102,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

After subsection (7) of that section insert—

 

“(8)    

Where the administrator recommends taking action in relation to another

 

NHS foundation trust or an NHS trust, the references in subsection (5) to

 

a commissioner also include a reference to a person to which the other

 

NHS foundation trust or the NHS trust provides services under this Act

 

that would be affected by the action.”.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  136

 

Clause  118,  page  102,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In section 65H of that Act (consultation requirements), in subsection (4)—

 

(a)    

after “trust special administrator must” insert “—

 

(a)    

”, and

 

(b)    

at the end insert “, and

 

(b)    

in the case of each affected trust, hold at least one

 

meeting to seek responses from staff of the trust and

 

from such persons as the trust special administrator may

 

recognise as representing staff of the trust.”

 

( )    

In subsection (7) of that section, after paragraph (b) (but before paragraph (ba)

 

inserted by section 84(10)(a)) insert—

 

“(bza)    

any affected trust;

 

(bzb)    

any person to which an affected trust provides goods or services

 

under this Act that would be affected by the action recommended

 

in the draft report;”.

 

( )    

In subsection (9) of that section—


 
 

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

(a)    

after “trust special administrator must” insert “—

 

(a)    

”,

 

(b)    

after “subsection (7)(b),” (but before the insertion made by section

 

84(10)(b)) insert “(bzb),”, and

 

(c)    

at the end insert “, and

 

(b)    

hold at least one meeting to seek responses from

 

representatives of each of the trusts from which the

 

administrator must request a written response under

 

subsection (7)(bza).”

 

( )    

After subsection (11) of that section, insert—

 

“(11A)    

In this section, “affected trust” means—

 

(a)    

where the trust in question is an NHS trust, another NHS trust, or

 

an NHS foundation trust, which provides goods or services under

 

this Act that would be affected by the action recommended in the

 

draft report;

 

(b)    

where the trust in question is an NHS foundation trust, another

 

NHS foundation trust, or an NHS trust, which provides services

 

under this Act that would be affected by the action recommended

 

in the draft report.”.

 

( )    

In subsection (12)(a) of that section, after “subsection (7)(b)”, insert “and

 

(bzb)”.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  137

 

Clause  118,  page  103,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

in that paragraph, after sub-paragraph (7) insert—

 

  “(8)  

Omit subsection (8).”.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

Agreed to  138

 

Clause  118,  page  103,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

in paragraph 17, in sub-paragraph (2)(a), for “paragraph (b)” substitute

 

“paragraphs (b) and (bzb)”,

 

( )    

in that paragraph, after sub-paragraph (4) insert—

 

“(4A)  

In subsection (11A)—

 

(a)    

omit paragraph (a), and

 

(b)    

in paragraph (b), omit “where the trust in question is

 

an NHS foundation trust,” and “, or an NHS

 

trust,”.”.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clauses 119 to 125 Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 4 February at 8.55 am


 
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